Iran’s coverage: Iran FM spokesman hails Kuwaiti Emir’s stance at PGCC summit

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PGCC should take Kuwait approach, avoid nonsense: Spox

The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry pointing out that Kuwaiti Emir’s approach in recent years was largely benevolent says if this approach is accepted and operated instead of without content statements of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) secretariat, there is lower cost to the region’s nations.


EU FMs meet to discuss Iran, Libya

European Union Foreign Ministers Monday began their formal monthly meeting here to discuss a wide range of issues including Iran, Libya and Ukraine. “First of all we will mark a very important anniversary that for us is also a political statement.


Rouhani underlines importance of Iran-Iraq railway

Iranian President Rouhani said Monday that connecting the railways of Iran and Iraq is extremely important and it should be carried out.

Iran can expand range of ballistic missiles: Guards commander

Iran has the ability to build ballistic missiles with a broader range, a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Monday, according to the semi-official Fars News agency.

Iran most capable in human rights: Top official

Iran is most capable in human rights; that’s why the enemy targets the country there, said the secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights.


Iran’s Velayati: Ending bloodshed among Muslims Imperative

Ali Akbar Velayati, an international adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, expressed deep concern about the ongoing conflicts in the Muslim world and said putting an end to the bloodshed among Muslims is an Islamic-human duty.


Knowledge-based companies to offset sanctions effect on air industry

The number of Iranian knowledge-based companies entering the air industry has increased in the past couple of years, Head of the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Ali Abedzadeh said on Sunday, adding that the development will help the country to counter the effects of the US unilateral sanctions on Iran’s air industry.


China’s Bank of Kunlun to resume financial transactions with Iran tomorrow

According to the Vice-Chairman of Iran-China Chamber of Commerce, Bank of Kunlun will resume receiving payments from Iranian importers tomorrow.

Saudi in talks with US for Arab front against Iran: Jubeir

Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir says the kingdom is in talks with the United States about a new security alliance of Arab countries specifically aimed at countering Iran.


Iranian Christians prepare for Christmas in Tehran by decorating cathedral

Iranian-Armenian Christians decorated the historic and sacred site of Saint Sarkis Cathedral in central Tehran in preparation for Christmas and New Year’s Eve.